23 January 2019 – Head coach of the Sasol-sponsored Banyana Banyana, Desiree Ellis, has lauded her players following the goalless draw against Sweden in the inaugural Winnie Mandela International Challenge played at the Cape Town Stadium on Tuesday, 22 January 2019.

Ellis adds that it was a good test for the squad after playing two top nations over a space of three days – on Saturday, 19 January South Africa lost 1-2 to Netherlands.

Banyana Banyana will next feature in the Cyprus Women’s taking place at the end of February.